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The UN Human Rights Committee Slams France’s burqa ban

The UN Human Rights Committee on Tuesday criticised France’s so-called burqa ban, saying the law “violated” the rights of two women who were fined for wearing full-face veils in public. The committee called for the women to be compensated and for a review of the 2010 law that forbids people from publicly wearing clothing that conceals their face. By – Europe ...

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The Sweden Democrat party ready for topple their nation’s 101 years of socialist government

The Sweden Democrats party are set to topple 101 years of socialist rule in elections set for September 9.  By – Leigh McManus Polls predict that the favoured party, with roots in neo-Nazism and white nationalism, will win as much as 25 percent of the September vote. Despite Swedes enjoying a high living standard and a growing economy, supporters of the party are maintaining ...

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9 Stories on Radical Islam Buried by Mainstream Media

During a show about celebrities, a Turkish TV station edited out the cross on Selena Gomez’s necklace. (Apparently, her bare shoulders didn’t bother Islamist sensibilities like a Christian symbol did.) A convert to Islam who was fired from his job as a high school principal in Australia due to suspicions he was radicalizing students is now in a teaching position again at a ...

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Boris Johnson: Women wearing burkas look like ‘letter boxes’

Boris Johnson has sparked anger by claiming that women wearing burkas look like letter boxes and bank robbers. His comments have been furiously condemned by Muslim leaders and Labour, with MP David Lammy branding him a ‘pound-shop Donald Trump’. By – Harley Tamplin The former foreign secretary made the inflammatory comments in his Daily Telegraph column. However, he insisted that the ...

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Denmark’s burqa ban comes into force

A burqa ban has come into force in Denmark with protests expected over the new law that could see repeat offenders jailed for up to six months. By –  AP  Scroll 4video Restrictions on Islamic face veils were approved by MPs in May after being brought forward by the country’s centre-right coalition, known for tightening asylum and immigration rules in recent years. ...

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Denmark government announces support for burqa ban

Government coalition parties the Liberal (Venstre) and Liberal Alliance parties have both announced their support for a public ban on garments that mask the face.  Via: thelocal.dk The announcements pave the way for the burqa and niqab to be outlawed in the Scandinavian country. The stance by Liberal Alliance represents a shift in the party’s official line on the issue, while ...

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Islam in the Heart of England and France

“There are plenty of private Muslim schools and madrasas in this city. They pretend that they all preach tolerance, love and peace, but that isn’t true. Behind their walls, they force-feed us with repetitive verses of the Qur’an, about hate and intolerance.” — Ali, an 18-year-old of French origin, whose father was radicalized. Via: gatestoneinstitute.org “In England, they are free to ...

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Anti-Muslim poster clouds Swiss citizenship vote

The woman’s shadowed eyes stare out from a black niqab with the poster’s tagline urging Swiss voters to reject “uncontrolled naturalisation.” Via: yahoo.com  But critics of the campaign image distributed across the country ahead of Sunday’s referendum say the poster is really just a brazen appeal to those worried about more Muslims becoming Swiss. “That is exactly what they are trying ...

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Austrian government moves to ban full-face veil

The Austrian government has announced plans to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public, part of a raft of measures to contain the rise of the far-right Freedom Party. Via: cnn.com The plan — which would ban the burqa, niqab and other face-covering veils — echoes calls that German Chancellor Angela Merkel made last month for a similar ban in Germany. ...

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Danish school bars Muslim students from wearing niqab

An adult education centre in the northern Copenhagen suburb of Lyngby has told six female students that they can no longer attend classes unless they remove their niqabs, a veil worn by some Muslim women that covers most of the face but leaves an opening for the eyes. The school in question, VUC Lyngby, said that it changed its rules ...

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